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The Mayo FBD Young Farmer of the Year winner has been announced as Sean O’Donnell from Ballina. He will go on to represent Mayo at the semi-final of the 16th annual FBD Young Farmer of the Year Competition, run by Macra na Feirme in partnership with the IFA.
Two Galway farmers were winners at the seventh annual Milk Quality Awards.
Mayo farmer Sean Coughlan has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship. The internationally-acclaimed scholarship, which is sponsored by Aurivo, was awarded by the Nuffield Ireland Farming Scholarship Trust.
A farmer has been ordered to pay €10,000 in fines and costs after he failed to comply with a court order to reduce his stock levels.
Fourteen dairy farms - including one from Co Westmeath - have been shortlisted as national finalists for the 2013 National Dairy Council and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. The Westmeath finalists are David and Kathleen Boland from Cartron’s Glebe, Horseleap.
Some of the country’s leading experts on dairy cow nutrition and management will address a special regional dairy seminar run by Connacht Gold Co-op in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Tuesday November 29, starting at 8pm.
IFA national livestock committee chairman Michael Doran said to ensure security of payment and the most competitive prices, livestock farmers should sell livestock through their local mart.
A colourful event for all the family in the shape of the YMA National Calf Show takes place at The Hub at Cillin Hill on Tuesday July 26 and Wednesday 27.
Fine Gael’s Galway West Deputy Seán Kyne has expressed concerns at the delay in amending the Civil Registration Act to allow for the registration of the deaths of Irish people who die abroad. In May and June of 2010, the Galway-based Bring Them Home campaign group met with the then Minister for Social Protection, Éamon Ó Cuiv, who committed to a review so the legislation could be changed.
Thousands of beef farmers descended on Kilkenny this week to attend an important conference organised to discuss beef production in this country as an industry.